This is a re-blog direct quote and my thanks from
“My name is Marwa, and I am a Muslim.”
My name is Marwa, and I am a Muslim.
I heard you wanted us the start wearing ID badges, so I decided to choose one for myself.
I am not easily identifiable as a
just by looking at me, so my new badge will let me display proudly who I am.
I chose the peace sign because it represents my
The one that taught me that killing one innocent life is equivalent to killing humanity.
I heard you want to track us as well.
You can come with me on my Cancer Awareness walks at the local middle school, or you can follow me to work where it’s my job to create happiness.
You can also see how my local mosque makes PB&J sandwiches for the homeless and hosts interfaith dinners where everyone is welcome.
Maybe then you’ll see that me being Muslim doesn’t make me any less American than you are.
Maybe if you walk in my footsteps, you can see that I am not any less human than you are.
“Peace be unto you,”
Marwa from a new friend.
Shechaim Ohjieshan (Sachem Walkingfox)
You are a good proud young Muslim Women.